Laura R. Perry

Laura R. Perry

Laura Perry is a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Munger, Tolles & Olson.

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Perry was a law clerk to the Honorable Kim M. Wardlaw of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit and to the Honorable Christina A. Snyder of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. She was also a summer associate at the firm.

Ms. Perry earned her J.D. from the University of California Los Angeles School of Law, where she was awarded the Lawrence E. Irell Prize after her first and second year and graduated first in her class.  While in law school, she served as a senior editor of the UCLA Law Review and worked as an education equity intern for the ACLU of Southern California.  She also received Masin Family Academic Excellence Awards for her performance in Civil Procedure, Criminal Law, and Legal Writing.

She graduated with highest distinction (equivalent to summa cum laude) from the University of California, Berkeley, with a B.A. in media studies and a minor in public policy.  Additionally, she received her M.A. in urban education and policy from Loyola Marymount University.

Prior to attending law school, Ms. Perry was a teacher at a college preparatory school through Teach for America, and was a conduct caseworker for the Associated Students of the University of California Student Advocate’s Office.